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by Rene Murry, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy I was recently asked “What would you like to see as a headline for a major paper in the future?” After some consideration I came up with: “Washington kids rise! All WA children and youth housed, educated and thriving” I wonder: Is [...]
by Anne Arias “Your organization is Youth Development Executives of King County? So you represent the County government?” “Well, no….” Prompted in part by some of our colleagues’ experiences with potential stakeholders misinterpreting our organization’s name and the [...]
On January 21st, join advocates from expanded learning, mentoring, and youth-serving organizations for Youth Development Advocacy Day in Olympia! Have your voice heard by legislators on the importance of youth development programming such as expanded learning, mentoring, and case management. Youth [...]